‘The Spanish PM should resign’: Socialists

‘The Spanish PM should resign’: Socialists

Spain's opposition socialist PSOE party on Tuesday again called for the country's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to resign in the wake of allegations he accepted illegal under-the-table payments while a minister in the 1990s.

Migrants storm fences on Spain’s African border

Migrants storm fences on Spain’s African border

Around 100 African migrants stormed a border fence from Morocco into Spanish territory on Tuesday, leaving five police officers injured, Spanish authorities said.

Spain ‘would apologize’ to Bolivian president

Spain ‘would apologize’ to Bolivian president

Spain's Minister for Foreign Affairs, José Manuel García-Margallo, said on Tuesday he has no objection to apologizing to Bolivia "if there has been any misunderstanding" over last week's incident which saw Bolivian President Evo Morales's jet refused permission to fly over a number of European countries.

Brit dies after fall from tenth floor in Majorca

Brit dies after fall from tenth floor in Majorca

Police in Majorca are investigating the death of a 35-year-old British man who died after falling from the tenth floor of a building in the popular resort area of Magaluf, local press reported on Tuesday.

‘It’s fashionable to speak badly in Spain’

‘It’s fashionable to speak badly in Spain’

The director of Spain's most important Spanish language teaching body, the Cervantes Institute, has bemoaned the current "limited vocabulary" of Spaniards, adding it has become "fashionable to speak badly".

Spain revives plans to outlaw oil ‘drizzlers’

Spain revives plans to outlaw oil ‘drizzlers’

The traditional glass olive oil dispensers, or 'drizzlers', seen in Spanish restaurants could soon be a thing of the past as the Spanish government draws up new rules banning the use of refillable bottles, despite a recent EU veto of similar moves.

Spain ships ‘ghost tram’ off to Sydney

Spain ships ‘ghost tram’ off to Sydney

Transport operators in the southern Spanish town of Vélez-Málaga have come up with a novel way to make some money cash of their stranded trams — they are renting them out to Sydney, Australia.

Spaniards say reporting corruption is ‘pointless’

Spaniards say reporting corruption is ‘pointless’

Most Spaniards think the country's political parties are corrupt while almost half believe the private sector isn't on the straight and narrow, but many people say there is no point in reporting this corruption, a new report from German NGO Transparency International (TI) shows.

‘We had no slush fund’: Spanish government

‘We had no slush fund’: Spanish government

Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) issued a statement on Tuesday once again denying that the party's ex-treasurer Luis Bárcenas operated an illegal slush fund which was used to make under-the-table payments to party officials.

David Villa set for move to Atletico Madrid

David Villa set for move to Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid have reached an in-principle deal to sign Spain striker David Villa from Barcelona, the Catalans said on Monday.